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Uncertainty surrounds UK’s Warrior upgrade

11th August 2017 - 10:04 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London


Lockheed Martin UK is hoping to secure a production contract for the UK’s Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme (WCSP) ‘as early as possible’ as uncertainty continues to cast a shadow over one of the British Army’s flagship modernisation initiatives.

LMUK has been under contract since 2011 to upgrade five variants of the Warrior vehicle and extend the fleet’s out-of-service date to around 2040. 

The company is now six years into the development phase with this planned to finish in 2020 when a follow-on production phase should get underway.

However, that production phase has yet to be formally awarded, meaning that

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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